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David Warner, Convincing Big-Screen Villain in ‘Time Bandits,’ ‘TRON’ and ‘Time After Time,’ Dies at 80

David Warner, the classically trained British actor renowned for his performances as polished villains in Time After Time, Time Bandits, TRON, Titanic and so much more, has died. He was 80. Warner died Sunday at Denville Hall, a nursing home in London for those in the entertainment industry, his family told the BBC. “Over the […]

Robert Allan Ackerman, Acclaimed Director for Stage and Television, Dies at 77

Robert Allan Ackerman, the admired director who guided the likes of Al Pacino, Meryl Streep, Helen Mirren, Vanessa Redgrave, Sean Penn and Anne Bancroft in productions for stage and television, has died. He was 77. Ackerman died Monday of kidney failure at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, a family spokesman told The Hollywood Reporter. […]

Barbara Broccoli, Michael G. Wilson, Paul Greengrass Among Names on U.K.’s New Year’s Honors List

James Bond gatekeepers and Eon Productions heads Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson are among the names on the 2022 New Year’s Honors list, the annual U.K. tradition dating back to 1890 that bestows titles upon individuals in recognition of their work and is presented in the name of Queen Elizabeth II. The duo, who […]

Faye Dunaway Replaces Vanessa Redgrave in Kevin Spacey’s Italian Film

Faye Dunaway has replaced Vanessa Redgrave and stars opposite Kevin Spacey in the Italian film L’Uomo Che Disegno Dio, translated as The Man Who Drew God. The movie is in post production and is being shopped at Cannes by international sales agent The Motus Studios. Redgrave earlier held discussions about possibly joining the cast, but […]

Vanessa Redgrave Not Starring Opposite Kevin Spacey in Franco Nero’s Italian Film

Vanessa Redgrave will not star opposite Kevin Spacey in the Italian film L’Uomo Che Disegno Dio, translated as The Man Who Drew God. “Vanessa Redgrave’s name is being included in recent stories relating to the casting of the upcoming film The Man Who Drew God. While there have been discussions about the possibility of her […]

Vanessa Redgrave Urges Businesses to Aid Struggling U.K. Arts Sector

Vanessa Redgrave has called on businesses and entrepeneurs to donate to support the U.K.'s coronavirus-hit arts sector.

Vanessa Redgrave, Timothy Spall Biopic ‘Mrs. Lowry & Son’ Heads to U.S. With Cleopatra (Exclusive)

'Mrs. Lowry & Son,' the U.K. biopic about noted Manchester painter L.S. Lowry and starring British acting icons Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall, has found a U.S. home with Cleopatra Entertainment.

‘Vienna 1934-Munich 1938’: Theater Review

Vanessa Redgrave devised, directs and co-stars in 'Vienna 1934-Munich 1938,' a highly personal patchwork of family biography and dark warnings from history.

London Smash ‘The Inheritance’ Confirms Fall Broadway Run

Directed by Stephen Daldry, Matthew Lopez's two-part drama about young gay men in contemporary New York won the 2019 Olivier Award for best new play.

‘Georgetown’: Film Review | Tribeca 2019

Christoph Waltz stars in his directing debut 'Georgetown,' playing a Washington social climber suspected of murdering his wife.

‘The Aspern Papers’: Film Review

Jonathan Rhys Meyers plays a snooping biographer in Julien Landais' Henry James adaptation 'The Aspern Papers.'

The Blessing and the Curse of Filming in Venice

Filming in Venice, the "Floating City," is a blessing and a curse. It is one of the world’s most picture-perfect locales, but filmmakers must dodge backdrops of giant cruise ships, wannabe tourist paparazzi and logistical nightmares.